Genus: Eleutherococcus Maxim.

Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Genus number: 4176
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 89 (11 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a proposal for rejection (nom. rej.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4) Acanthopanax (Decne. & Planch.) Miq. has failed

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 2007. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 58. Taxon 56:590. Note: proposal not recommended
  2. Li, Z.-Y. & G. Zhu. 2005. (1669) Proposal to conserve the name Acanthopanax against Eleutherococcus (Araliaceae). Taxon 54:194-195.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 27 January 2020.